India releases 12 Pakistani fishermen

KARACHI: Twelve Pakistani fishermen serving in Indian jails for violating maritime boundaries have been released after the completion of their jail term, government said Sunday. Indian authorities handed over the released fishermen to Pakistan officials at the Wagha border in Lahore Saturday.

Kohlu cops recover 85 grams hashish

KOHLU: Kohlu police claims to have recovered 85 grams of hashish from the possession of alleged drug peddler in an operation conducted in Kohlu area of Balochistan province on Sunday. Following the directions of Superintendent of Police, Kohlu, Malik Abdul Ghafar Silachi,

Quarterly stipend of Rs7,000 for transgender persons announced

KARACHI: The government Sunday announced to give Rs7000 every third month to transgender persons under the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP). Addressing a seminar in Karachi on Sunday Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Chairperson of BISP Shazia Marri added that as

CM Naqvi directs for mandatory cardiac emergency facility

Lahore: The Punjab government has constituted a 4-member committee for the provision of a mandatory cardiac emergency facility in public sector hospitals across the province. Punjab Chief Minister Syed Mohsin Raza Naqvi chaired a high-level meeting in Lahore on Sunday to review

Northern Balochistan covered in snow; PDMA, NHA busy clearing roads

Balochistan: Northern districts of Balochistan Sunday received heavy snowfall and the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) along with the National Highway Authority (NHA) diligently managed the situation. The staff of District administration PDMA and NHA were busy cleaning the snow off the

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